Medicare Resources Web Links

Included on this page are links to Medicare resources. These resources were specifically mentioned during the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)’s webinar on Understanding Medicare. CRA is unable to record and distribute CMS’s presentation, however, we hope that these resources help you to understand your Medicare options.

Please direct any questions regarding Medicare to 1-800-Medicare (1-800-633-4227). They are better qualified to answer those questions than the CRA team.

Social Security Resources

View and download documents from Social Security.

Retirement Income Planning

View resources about Retirement Income Planning.

Staying Healthy:
Medicare's Preventitive Services

Don't wait until it's too late. Medicare offers services to address health issues early.

Medicare Cost Assistance

Discover if you're eligible for any programs that can help lower your Medicare costs.

2022 - 2023 Medicare
Presentation Slides

CMS has graciously made their presentation slides available for download, here.

Medicare Options Flow Chart

A flow chart that lays out the two paths to receive your Medicare coverage.

Original Medicare Vs
Medicare Advantage Plans

A detailed comparison table of the features and coverages of either Medicare Option.

Fact Sheet:
Deciding to Enroll in Medicare

Determine if it would be beneficial to enroll in Medicare Part A & B when you turn 65, based on your circumstances.

A Quick Look at Medicare

A summary of basic Medicare plan coverages and contact information for additional healthcare resources.

Medicare Costs

Cost table and explanation of benefits for Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D updated for 2022. These costs may change in the future.

Medicare & COVID-19

Medicare covers COVID-19 vaccines & booster shots. You can get a booster of the same or a different COVID-19 vaccine.

Colorado SHIP

The Colorado State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) helps Medicare enrollees navigate the Medicare system and provides free, unbiased and individualized information. Housed within the Division of Insurance, Colorado SHIP has 17 local locations at partner agencies around the state.

Colorado Senior Medicare Patrol
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Colorado SHIP Assistance & Locations by County

Contact information for local SHIP Providers.

Colorado Medigap Policy Guide

A guide to the Medicare Supplement Insurance Policies in Colorado.